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Refrigeration Principles

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Course Description

The HVAC program in Continuing Education at ACC has been specially designed to deliver the skills you need in a short period of time so you can enter this high growth occupation quickly. Our hands-on program includes the following courses. The courses must be taken in the order listed below. This program is 216 total hours. 1) Basic Electricity for HVAC - Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation. 2) Refrigeration Principles - This is an introductory course to the HVAC industry. The course will give an introduction to the refrigeration cycle, heat transfer theory, temperature/pressure relationship, refrigerant handling, refrigeration components, and safety. 3) EPA Recovery Certification Preparation - This certification training class focuses on recovery, recycle, and reclaim of HVAC refrigerant. Instruction includes a review of EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems. During the last day of this class, students will challenge the EPA Universal Examination. Once all 3 courses and Internship have been completed, a Certificate will be awarded to the student.

For questions regarding this course, please contact Terra Garcia.

Course Information

Apr 22nd - Jun 5th
7 Weeks Total
MWF @ 6:00 PM - 9:25 PM
64.00 Total Hours
Course Instructor
19 Students Registered
This Course Is Full

Course Registration

Course Cost Breakdown:
Base Cost of $889.00 + $1 Fees
$890 Course Cost

*May require a $1 or $3 insurance fee

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Note: additional fees may be applied.


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